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Kerberos Version 5, Release 1.1 Release Notes The MIT Kerberos Team Unpacking the Source Distribution --------------------------------- The source distribution of Kerberos 5 comes in three gzipped tarfiles, krb5-1.1.src.tar.gz, krb5-1.1.doc.tar.gz, and krb5-1.1.crypto.tar.gz. The krb5-1.1.doc.tar.gz contains the doc/ directory and this README file. The krb5-1.1.src.tar.gz contains the src/ directory and this README file, except for the crypto library sources, which are in krb5-1.1.crypto.tar.gz. Instruction on how to extract the entire distribution follow. These directions assume that you want to extract into a directory called DIST. If you have the GNU tar program and gzip installed, you can simply do: mkdir DIST cd DIST gtar zxpf krb5-1.1.src.tar.gz gtar zxpf krb5-1.1.crypto.tar.gz gtar zxpf krb5-1.1.doc.tar.gz If you don't have GNU tar, you will need to get the FSF gzip distribution and use gzcat: mkdir DIST cd DIST gzcat krb5-1.1.src.tar.gz | tar xpf - gzcat krb5-1.1.crypto.tar.gz | tar xpf - gzcat krb5-1.1.doc.tar.gz | tar xpf - Both of these methods will extract the sources into DIST/krb5-1.1/src and the documentation into DIST/krb5-1.1/doc. Building and Installing Kerberos 5 ---------------------------------- The first file you should look at is doc/install.ps; it contains the notes for building and installing Kerberos 5. The info file krb5-install.info has the same information in info file format. You can view this using the GNU emacs info-mode, or by using the standalone info file viewer from the Free Software Foundation. This is also available as an HTML file, install.html. Other good files to look at are admin-guide.ps and user-guide.ps, which contain the system administrator's guide, and the user's guide, respectively. They are also available as info files kerberos-admin.info and krb5-user.info, respectively. These files are also available as HTML files. If you are attempting to build under Windows, please see the src/windows/README file. Reporting Bugs -------------- Please report any problems/bugs/comments using the krb5-send-pr program. The krb5-send-pr program will be installed in the sbin directory once you have successfully compiled and installed Kerberos V5 (or if you have installed one of our binary distributions). If you are not able to use krb5-send-pr because you haven't been able compile and install Kerberos V5 on any platform, you may send mail to email@example.com. Notes, Major Changes, and Known Bugs ------------------------------------ * Triple DES support is included; however, it is only usable for service keys at the moment, due to a large number of compatibility issues. For example, the GSSAPI library has some (buggy) support for a triple DES session key, but it is intentionally disabled. ** Do not use triple-DES in your config files except as described in ** the documentation. * The principal database now uses the btree backend of Berkeley DB. This should result in improved KDC performance. * The lib/rpc tests do not appear to work under NetBSD-1.4, for reasons that are not completely clear at the moment, but probably have something to do with portmapper interfacing. This should not affect other operations, such as kadmind operation. * Shared library builds are under a new framework; at this point only Solaris (2.x), Irix (6.5), NetBSD (1.4 i386), and possibly Linux are known to work. All other working shared library builds may be figments of your imagination. * Many existing databases, especially those converted from krb4 original databases, may contain expiration dates in 1999. You should make sure to update these expiration dates, and also change any config file entries that have two-digit years. * Hardware preauthentication is known to be broken; this will be fixed in an upcoming release. * krb524d now defaults to forking into the background; use "krb524d -nofork" to avoid forking. * Not all reported bugs have been fixed in this release, due to time constraints. We are planning to make another release in the near future with more complete triple DES support, and additional bugfixes. Many of the bugs in our database are reported against what is now quite old code, or require hardware that we do not have, which make them difficult to reproduce and debug. We will work on these older bugs and some externally submitted patches for the following release. Copyright Notice and Legal Administrivia ---------------------------------------- Copyright (C) 1985-1999 by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. All rights reserved. Export of this software from the United States of America may require a specific license from the United States Government. It is the responsibility of any person or organization contemplating export to obtain such a license before exporting. WITHIN THAT CONSTRAINT, permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation, and that the name of M.I.T. not be used in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of the software without specific, written prior permission. Furthermore if you modify this software you must label your software as modified software and not distribute it in such a fashion that it might be confused with the original MIT software. M.I.T. makes no representations about the suitability of this software for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty. THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED ``AS IS'' AND WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTIBILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Individual source code files are copyright MIT, Cygnus Support, OpenVision, Oracle, Sun Soft, FundsXpress, and others. Project Athena, Athena, Athena MUSE, Discuss, Hesiod, Kerberos, Moira, and Zephyr are trademarks of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). No commercial use of these trademarks may be made without prior written permission of MIT. "Commercial use" means use of a name in a product or other for-profit manner. It does NOT prevent a commercial firm from referring to the MIT trademarks in order to convey information (although in doing so, recognition of their trademark status should be given). The following copyright and permission notice applies to the OpenVision Kerberos Administration system located in kadmin/create, kadmin/dbutil, kadmin/passwd, kadmin/server, lib/kadm5, and portions of lib/rpc: Copyright, OpenVision Technologies, Inc., 1996, All Rights Reserved WARNING: Retrieving the OpenVision Kerberos Administration system source code, as described below, indicates your acceptance of the following terms. If you do not agree to the following terms, do not retrieve the OpenVision Kerberos administration system. You may freely use and distribute the Source Code and Object Code compiled from it, with or without modification, but this Source Code is provided to you "AS IS" EXCLUSIVE OF ANY WARRANTY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. IN NO EVENT WILL OPENVISION HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA OR COSTS OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE SOURCE CODE, OR THE FAILURE OF THE SOURCE CODE TO PERFORM, OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON. OpenVision retains all copyrights in the donated Source Code. OpenVision also retains copyright to derivative works of the Source Code, whether created by OpenVision or by a third party. The OpenVision copyright notice must be preserved if derivative works are made based on the donated Source Code. OpenVision Technologies, Inc. has donated this Kerberos Administration system to MIT for inclusion in the standard Kerberos 5 distribution. This donation underscores our commitment to continuing Kerberos technology development and our gratitude for the valuable work which has been performed by MIT and the Kerberos community. Acknowledgements ---------------- Appreciation Time!!!! There are far too many people to try to thank them all; many people have contributed to the development of Kerberos V5. This is only a partial listing.... Thanks to Paul Vixie and the Internet Software Consortium for funding the work of Barry Jaspan. This funding was invaluable for the OV administration server integration, as well as the 1.0 release preparation process. Thanks to John Linn, Scott Foote, and all of the folks at OpenVision Technologies, Inc., who donated their administration server for use in the MIT release of Kerberos. Thanks to Jeff Bigler, Mark Eichin, Marc Horowitz, Nancy Gilman, Ken Raeburn, and all of the folks at Cygnus Support, who provided innumerable bug fixes and portability enhancements to the Kerberos V5 tree. Thanks especially to Jeff Bigler, for the new user and system administrator's documentation. Thanks to Doug Engert from ANL for providing many bug fixes, as well as testing to ensure DCE interoperability. Thanks to Ken Hornstein at NRL for providing many bug fixes and suggestions. Thanks to Sean Mullan and Bill Sommerfeld from Hewlett Packard for their many suggestions and bug fixes. Thanks to the members of the Kerberos V5 development team at MIT, both past and present: Danillo Almeida, Jay Berkenbilt, Richard Basch, John Carr, Don Davis, Alexandra Ellwood, Nancy Gilman, Matt Hancher, Sam Hartman, Paul Hill, Marc Horowitz, Eva Jacobus, Barry Jaspan, Geoffrey King, John Kohl, Scott McGuire, Kevin Mitchell, Cliff Neuman, Paul Park, Ezra Peisach, Chris Provenzano, Ken Raeburn, Jon Rochlis, Jeff Schiller, Brad Thompson, Harry Tsai, Ted Ts'o, Marshall Vale, Tom Yu.